Organized in 1880, the object of the Firemen's Association of the State of Pennsylvania shall be for the general improvement of the fire service throughout the state; to provide protection to disabled fire fighters and to those dependent upon them, through legislation enactment; to open upon the best manner and means for the fighting of fires and public fire safety education; to promote the organization of fire companies and fire departments in communities in need of such protection, and encourage a fraternal friendship among firefighters.
It is with deep sorrow that the Philadelphia Fire Department announces the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Eric Gore, who passed away Tuesday at Temple University Hospital after a valiant struggle with COVID-19. Firefighter Gore most recently served at Engine 37 in Chestnut Hill. Survivors include his brother, PFD Firefighter Lamont Gore. Funeral arrangements are pending. ... See MoreSee Less
The NVFC is excited to announce that it has partnered with CHEMTREC to offer the 2020 CHEMTREC Hazmat Emergencies Local Preparedness Award. 2 volunteer fire departments will receive $10,000 each to enhance their response capabilities and increase local readiness for hazardous materials incidents. Apply by September 1. Learn more about eligibility and how to apply. ... See MoreSee Less